Calling Romeo

Calling Romeo

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Have you ever wondered whether the grass is greener on the other side? This novel is about a successful woman, Juliet, who is in a comfortable relationship with Will, but can't help feeling that they're more like friends who have sex (and bicker from time to time) than lovers. She can't help wishing that she had more romance in her life. When she meets a sexy, dark-eyed Adonis from a rival advertising agency she is sorely tempted. During the course of the novel, Juliet must work out what's really important in life and whether romance really is all about sexy lingerie and red roses. The action takes place in London, Yorkshire and Italy (Verona, of course) and is full of great characters (an American would-be single mother to a widowed eightysomething as well as an Irish bookie) as it shows the misunderstandings that arise between couples, and gives different perspectives on love and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 126 x 198mm
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552770035
  • 9780552770033
  • 1,098,252

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Juliet is in a comfortable relationship with Will but can't help wishing that there was more romance in her life and is sorely tempted when she meets a sexy Adonis from a rival advertising agency. A delightful feel-good romantic comedy that gives the story of Romeo and Juliet a contemporary more

About Alexandra Potter

Alexandra Potter was born in Bradford, Yorkshire. She has lived in Los Angeles (which inspired her second novel) and Australia where she worked on Vogue and Cleo (and did rather too much sunbathing). She has also worked as a features writer and sub-editor for women's glossies in the UK including Elle, Morel, OK! and Vogue. She now writes full-time and lives in Notting Hill, London. Her previous novels are what's New Pussycat and Going more

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2,119 ratings
3.28 out of 5 stars
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4 26% (542)
3 38% (808)
2 16% (330)
1 6% (122)
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